Diagnostic Cytology and Hematology of the Dog and Cat, 3rd Edition

Diagnostic Cytology and Hematology of the Dog and Cat

3rd Edition

By Rick L. Cowell, DVM, MS, MRCVS, DACVP, Veterinary Clinical Pathologist, IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., Stillwater, OK; Ronald D. Tyler, DVM, PhD, DACVP, DABT, Adjunct Professor, Department of Anatomy, Pathology, and Pharmacology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK; James H. Meinkoth, DVM, PhD, DACVP , Professor, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK; and Dennis B. DeNicola, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Clinical Pathologist, Chief Veterinary Educator, IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., Westbrook, ME


1. Sample Collection and Preparation

2. Cell Types and Criteria of Malignancy

3. Selected Infectious Agents

4. Round Cell Tumors

5. Cutaneous and Subcutaneous Lesions

6. Subcutaneous Glandular Tissue: Mammary, Salivary, Thyroid, and Parathyroid

7. Nasal Exudates and Masses

8. The Oropharynx and Tonsils

9. The Eyes and Associated Structures

10. The External Ear Canal

11. The Lymph Nodes

12. Synovial Fluid Analysis

13. The Musculoskeletal System

14. Cerebrospinal Fluid Analysis

15. Effusions: Abdominal, Thoracic, and Pericardial

16. Transtracheal and Bronchoalveolar Washes

17. The Lung and Intrathoracic Structures

18. The Gastrointestinal Tract

19. The Pancreas

20. The Liver

21. The Spleen

22. The Kidneys

23. Examination of the Urinary Sediment

24. The Male Reproductive Tract: Prostate, Testes, and Semen

25. Vaginal Cytology

26. Peripheral Blood Smears

27. The Bone Marrow

Index